OW-218 A1

Wave2 4x 11ac 5Ghz 2×2 +18dBi Outdoor Bridge

CERIO’s OW-218 A1 eXtreme Power 5GHz 2×2 Outdoor Bridge (300mW) is a outdoor AP that combined superior functionality with an elegant and highly durable housing design. This 11ac outdoor access point with latest 11ac technology for improvements in the speed, reliability and quality of wireless communications, provides wireless 4 channel (4x speed) simultaneous operation in 5GHz wireless coverage for maximum flexibility. It supports a maximum throughput up to 867Mbps on the 5GHz frequency band.

Fast and flexible installation
Choose the right installation option for your application environment

CenOS 5.0 Centralized platform management

Intelligent control and automatic configuration and setting of multiple wireless base stations in the core group

Support AP with WDS mode / WDS mode / Client Bridge + Universal Repeater mode and WISP/CPE Repeater +AP mode

OW-218 A1 utilizes an 300mW high power design with built-in 18dBi 2×2 5GHz antenna. This device is powered through 802.3at Power over Ethernet, allowing both power and data to be provided through CAT5 cabling. OW-218 A1’s also supports fast wireless roaming 802.11r/k protocol for seamless roaming and smart client handoff.
OW-218 A1’s high performance and IP68 weather-proof durable design makes it perfect for deployment in enterprise, government, public environments, and WISP application.

Highlight Features

  • 5Ghz band supports 802.11 an/ac wireless protocol with a maximum data transfer rate of 867Mbps.
  • 300mW at 5Ghz Output eXtreme High Power design.
  • Built in 18dBi 2×2 5GHz Directional Panel Antenna.
  • Supports CenOS 5.0 Software.
  • Operation Modes : Access Point Mode (includes Hotspot Portal Authentication, Pure AP Mode, and AP + WDS Mode), Control Access Point Mode (Centralized AP Management), Client Bridge + Repeater Mode, and WISP / CPE Repeater Mode.
  • IEEE 802.3af/at Power over Ethernet supported.
  • Built in 802.1x RADIUS authentication server and supports up to 50 User Accounts.
  • Provide customizable login and logout Captive portal page by Web Page.
  • Weather-proof Housing (IP68 Approved).
  • Built-in OAuth2.0 Facebook / Google account and support advanced features to create OAuth2.0 new service provider.
  • CenOS 5.0 Control Access Point Mode (CAP) supports centralized management of up to 64 AP devices.
  • With AP mode supports at total of 16 Multiple-ESSIDs per device.
  • With AP mode supports 8 WDS Links per device.

Software Features

  • Supports built-in 802.1x RADIUS authentication server account database for small and medium environments, removing the need to set up external server and avoiding additional costs. Also supports RADIUS Server authentication server
    account features to fit the needs of large-scale network environments.
  • Built-in Time Policy function can set multiple times schedule apply to RF on/off and IP/MAC filter or other security function.
  • Captive Portal Authentication supports by remote RADIUS server, Local account, third-party OAuth2.0, LDAP (AD), POP3, Guest and remote bulk MAC Address.
  • EWireless AP group management – Automatic configuration and setting of intelligent control of AP.
  • Each SSID supports 802.1q VLAN Tag standards, supporting up to 4096 group VLAN Tag capability With AP mode supports WPA-PSK/TKIP,WPA-802.1x/TKIP, 802.11i WPA2-PSK/CCMP/AES,WPA2 (802.1x /CCMP / AES), No. of registered RADIUS servers: 1.
  • QoS(Quality of Service) for bandwidth management and traffic prioritization and supports network.
  • Users Upload/Download Bandwidth Control speed limits, and User Device (Total) bandwidth control. Administrators can regulate the 3limit of each network user.
  • Supports IEEE802.11f IAPP and IEEE802.11r and IEEE802.11k Fast Roaming.
  • Support Ping Watchdog function, which automatically monitoring device operations and reboots the device before a crash can occur.
  • Supports Location Tracking function, which can provide the wireless user’s distance location information to the database for analysis.
  • Software Web UI supports auto reboot setting function. Software setting allows automatically reboot by Daily/Weekly/Monthly settings.
  • function, automatic scanning the most undisturbed and suitable wireless channel in the field environment, which is convenient and time-saving.
  • Administrative Access : Supports Telnet and SSH.
  • Provides Traffic Monitor and Graphical GUI Status Interface for Network and Radio Overview.

Hardware Features

  • Supports 5Ghz band and the maximum transmission rates is 867Mbps.
  • 300mW at 5Ghz Output eXtreme High Power design.
  • Supports 2 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet Port and ETH1 port supports PoE function.
  • IEEE 802.3at Power over Ethernet supported.
  • Built in 18dBi 2×2 5GHz Directional Panel Antenna ( H : 15 , E : 16) .
  • With IP68 weather-proof durable design are made to withstand harsh environment deployment.
  • Integrates a long-range power amplifier and high sensitivity eceiver to deliver unmatched reliability and performance at large coverage application.
  • ESD protection (Electro Static Discharge): Conductive: 4KV ; Air: 8KV.
  • Complying with Open Circuit Voltage and Short Circuit Current hardware standard design.
  • Pressure vent (prevents internal condensation).

Hardware Overview



Mounting Application

     Pole Mounting


     Wall Mounting

    Adjustable Wall Mounting (adjustable mounting bracket set OW-PKUR) , OW-200 A1 and OW-408 A1 models are optional

    Adjustable Pole Mounting (adjustable mounting bracket set OW-PKUR) , OW-200 A1 and OW-408 A1 models are optional

Application Software
OS System Compatible edition Cerio CenOS 5.0 Software Core
Network Standards Conformance IEEE802.11 a/n/ac compliant
IEEE802.3 / IEEE 802.3u
IEEE802.3at Power Over Ethernet compliant
IEEE802.11r/IEEE802.11k Fast Roaming
IEEE802.11e WMM
Ethernet Configuration 10/100/1000BASE-TX Auto MDI/MDI-X Ethernet
Connector x 2 (Power over Ethernet 802.3.at PoE in )
LED Indicators PWR  (Power)   x 1
ETH1  (PoE In)   x 1
ETH2   x 1
5G Signal   x 1
Wireless Specifications
Data Transfer Rate IEEE802.11n : 400Mbps (@ 40MHz 256QAM)
IEEE802.11ac : 867Mbps(@ 80MHz 256QAM)
Frequency Range IEEE802.11a/an/11ac  : Supports  5.180 – 5.240 & 5.725 – 5.825 GHz
Channel Spacing IEEE802.11 an : 20/40 MHz
IEEE802.11 ac: 80MHz
Media Access Protocol CSMA / CA with ACK
Modulation Method IEEE802.11a : OFDM(64-QAM,16-QAM,QPSK,BPSK)
IEEE802.11n : OFDM (256-QAM, 64,-QAM, 16-QAM, QPSK,BPSK)
IEEE802.11ac : OFDM (256-QAM, 64,-QAM, 16-QAM, QPSK,BPSK)
Operating Channels 5GHz :  36-64, 100-140, 149-165 (Depends on configured regulatory domain)
Transmit Power Variation 5Ghz :  Max : 24 ± 1 dBm
Receiver Sensitivity 5Ghz :  Max : -92 dBm
Environmental & Mechanical Characteristics
Operating Temperature -20°C ~ 65°C
Storage Temperature -30°C ~ 80°C
Operating Humidity 10% – 95% Non-Condensing
Storage Humidity 10% – 95% Non-Condensing
Antenna Built in 18dBi 5GHz 2×2 Directional Panel Antenna ( H : 15 , E : 16)
Form Factor Supports both Pole / Wall Mounting installed using a provided Mounting Bracket. With IP68 Rating
ESD Conductive: 4KV  ;  Air: 8KV
Surge Protection Line to Line 1KV:

Line to ground 4KV (EN61000-4-5)

Vent Automatically Adjustable Vent Design
System Power Consumption 14Watt (Max)
Power Supply Supports Power Over Ethernet ( POE 48~57V voltage)
Integragted IEEE 802.3at Power over Ethernet (PoE)
Input Power IEEE802.3at 48V~57V PoE In
Dimensions ( W x D x H ) 252 x 200 x 78 mm
Unit Weight 1.22kg
Production Location TW 
Certifications CE, FCC, NCC, ROHS Compliant




Package Contents
OW-218 A1 Main Unit x1
PoE Power supply Kit x1
Wall/Pole Mounting Bracket Set x1
Adjustable Mounting Bracket Set (OW-PKUR) x1
Quick Installation Guide(Chinese/English) x2
Warranty Card x1